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FIRST TWO-VOLUME CZECH-BULGARIAN DICTIONARY TO BE PUBLISHED

The publishing of the first volume of a new Czech-Bulgarian dictionary is underway. The two-volume dictionary is the most comprehensive of its kind with over 70,000 entries.

Society | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 473

BULGARIAN GREDDY ASSA EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY

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Society | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1007

FORMER RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER BECAME SOFIA UNIVERSITY HONORARY DOCTOR

"I consider it a great honour to be awarded the Honorary Doctor's title of Sofia University, one of the oldest and most progressive higher education schools in the Balkans," Primakov said at a special ceremony at Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski Febru

Society | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 431

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Society | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

FORMER RUSSIAN PM IS IN BULGARIA TO PRESENT HIS NEW BOOK

Former Russian PM and Foreign Minister Evgenii Primakov arrived in Bulgaria on February 23. Upon his arrival at Sofia Airport, Primakov said that the fact that Bulgaria aims to join NATO will not be an obstacle for the good relations between Russia and Bu

Society | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 304

HILTON TO PRESENT SMASH-HIT ROMANTIC COMEDY SHIRLEY VALENTINE IN MARCH

Hilton Sofia Hotel with Richmond Productions will present the London and Broadway smash-hit romantic comedy Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell on March 4 and 5 as of 19:30 at Moussala Ballroom. Tickets are BGN 150.

Society | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

NATIONAL THEATRE PREPARES FOR ITS CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY

"The Argonauts or the First European Boat", by Jean-Claude Carrier is one of the international co-productions on the programme marking the centennial anniversary of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre in Sofia. The programme started in 2001 and will end in 20

Society | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

BULGARIA MARKS 129 YEARS FROM HANGING OF NATIONAL HERO

The Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church Maxim served a mass in memory of Bulgaria’s national hero Vassil Levski, who was hanged February 19 129 ago. The mass was said at Alexander Nevsky Cathedral despite the restorations that are underway there.

Society | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 362

PRINTED PRESS – FAVOURITE IN BULGARIANS’ FREE TIME

Most Bulgarians' cultural pursuits in their leisure time are limited to reading newspapers and magazines, a survey conducted in January by Alpha Research polling agency among 1,100 people shows. A total of 90% of Bulgarians are readers of the printed pres

Society | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

PRESIDENT DONATES HIS FIRST SALARY TO YOUTH THEATER FOR RECONSTRUCTION

President Georgi Parvanov personally donated to Georgi Kadurin, Director of the Youth Theatre his first salary as Bulgaria’s President. The money will be used for the reconstruction of the big stage of the Youth Theatre, which was almost destroyed after a

Society | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 510

BULGARIAN ACTORS -CARDINALS IN ITALIAN FILM “POPE JOHN XXIII”

Bulgaria’s actors Ivan Nestorov and Simeon Viktorov will act as cardinals in the Italian film "Pope John XXIII". Other Bulgarian actors have also been chosen to play in the film after a video cassette casting has taken place, Radiovision, the Bulgarian pa

Society | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

VISAGE MODELS WITH FIRST SWEET’N LOW COLLECTION ON THE CATWALK

Sweet’N Low – world leader among sweeteners, together with Visage Model Group agreed on the organization of a fashion collection Sweet’N Low, which is to be presented end-February. The first collection is dedicated to the Bulgarian producers of lingerie.

Society | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1381

JAPAN’S PERFORMER WON ALBERT RUSSELL COMPETITION FIRST PRIZE IN SOFIA

Mayuko Ozava, 25, from Japan won the first prize of the Fifth International Piano Players Competition Albert Russell and the special award of the patron of the event. She received EUR 2,300 as a part of the award.

Society | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 528

POPULAR BULGARIAN ACTRESS MUTAFOVA BECAME HONORARY CITIZEN OF BURGAS

The governors of Burgas municipality anonymously voted popular Bulgarian actress Mutafova to become honorary citizen of the seaside city. The proposal for that was made by Borislav Chakrinov, director of the drama theater “Adriana Budevska.

Society | February 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 572

HILTON SOFIA GUESTS WITH CHANCE TO WIN 1M HHONORS BONUS POINTS

All members of the Hilton HHonors reward programme who stay at any of over 240 participating Hilton hotels, including Hilton Sofia, in January, February or March 2002 have the chance to win a million HHonors bonus points, Hilton Sofia Hotel announced. In

Society | February 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 469

SHERATON PREPARES FOR MAGICAL ST. VALENTINE’S NIGHT

Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan has great offers for all who wish to spend a magical love night at St. Valentine’s day.

Society | February 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 345

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Society | February 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN BULGARIA PARTICIPANT IN EXPO 2002, UAE

The American University in Bulgaria is among the fifteen universities taking part in the American Education Expo 2002, an event at which students, parents and school officials in the United Arab Emirates will have a chance to meet admission officials from

Society | February 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

THREE BULGARIAN FILMS TO BE SHOWN AT BERLINALE 2002

Three Bulgarian films will be shown at the Berlin International Film Festival that takes place from February 6 to February 17. Irina Aktasheva and Christo Piskov's "Ponedelnik Sutrin" (Monday Morning, 1966) and Metodi Andonov's "Byalata Staya" (The White

Society | February 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

INITIATIVE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF BG CULTURAL CENTER IN PARIS ORGANIZED

In a manifesto, sent to the Editorial Staff of novinite.com, Francoise Woltz and Youriy Vodenitcharov appeal to all Bulgarians and all French and foreign friends of Bulgaria to assist in their initiative to set up a Bulgarian cultural center in Paris.

Society | February 5, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1787

YOUNG PIANO TALENTS ARRIVE IN SOFIA FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Thirty young pianists from seven countries will participate in the seven-day fifth edition of the Albert Roussel International Competition in Sofia, starting from February 6. The foreign participants come from Argentina, the Republic of Korea, Macedonia,

Society | February 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 807
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